Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has two health information management schools within its city limits. Dallas Baptist University, the highest ranked school in the city with a health information management program, has a total student population of 5,400. It is the 2631st highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about health information management programs in Dallas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health information management professors at Dallas Baptist University such as Dave Arnott, Glo Calhoun, Jim Underwood, Tracey Whitaker, and Don Willis.
Health Information Management students from Dallas schools who go on to become health information managers, medical coders, medical informatics specialists, medical technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 9,180 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $74,440. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $94,950/yr and there are 4,020 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.963 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by medical and health services managers, and 4.484/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 2 health information management schools in Dallas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Dallas Fort Worth Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,677/yr) for health information management students, with Dallas Baptist University as the lowest, reported at only $16,412/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|